The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 41 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 13 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.09% 2.11% 2.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.24% 8.76% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £232 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
.NET Framework
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
127 137 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.39% 24.12% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 79 91
Average daily rate £355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Average hourly rate £17.21 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £16.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.44 £16.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (81.48%) ASP.NET
3 19 (70.37%) C#
4 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 16 (59.26%) CSS
6 15 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
8 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (48.15%) WCF
9 12 (44.44%) HTML
9 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
10 11 (40.74%) SQL
11 10 (37.04%) MVC
11 10 (37.04%) SharePoint
12 9 (33.33%) jQuery
13 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
14 7 (25.93%) Web Services
14 7 (25.93%) LINQ
14 7 (25.93%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
15 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (22.22%) CRM
16 5 (18.52%) IIS
16 5 (18.52%) Web Development
16 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (18.52%) HTML5
17 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
17 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
17 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
17 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio Team System

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (37.04%) SharePoint
2 7 (25.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (18.52%) IIS
4 2 (7.41%) Node.js
5 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Moq
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
4 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (14.81%) CRM Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Architect
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (81.48%) ASP.NET
3 16 (59.26%) CSS
4 15 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 13 (48.15%) WCF
6 12 (44.44%) HTML
7 9 (33.33%) jQuery
8 7 (25.93%) LINQ
8 7 (25.93%) Web Services
9 5 (18.52%) HTML5
10 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
11 3 (11.11%) CSS3
12 2 (7.41%) XML
12 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (7.41%) ServiceStack
12 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (3.70%) NancyFx
13 1 (3.70%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) MVC
3 6 (22.22%) CRM
4 5 (18.52%) Web Development
5 4 (14.81%) Logistics
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Refactoring
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
8 1 (3.70%) Migration
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.70%) OOP
8 1 (3.70%) SOA
8 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) VCP4
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos
3 1 (3.70%) Tableau